The American Music Awards celebrates its 40th anniversary this year — and they sure have an amazing group of talent to honor the big event.
From Justin Bieber and Kelly Clarkson to Taylor Swift and Christina Aguilera, the show will be nothing short of entertaining.
Check out which 10 acts (in no specific order) we can’t wait to watch perform…and be sure to head back at 5 p.m. ET to stream the Coca-Cola red carpet live from our site!
Justin Bieber: He’s up for three awards and with everything going on his personal life, we’re interested to see how he’ll perform.
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Kelly Clarkson: How can you not love Kelly? She’s nominated for two awards — and who doesn't love seeing her rock out on stage?
Carrie Underwood: We just can’t get enough of this Idol alum's voice. She’s also up against Taylor Swift for Favorite Country Female Artist. Will one of them take home the big prize?
Taylor Swift: Her new album Red sold 1.2 million in its first week and with so many new love songs about her exes, we can’t wait to see which one she sings…and guess who it’s about!
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Nicki Minaj: She’s the Queen of the AMA’s with Rihanna! Both lead the nominations with four. We're counting down to see Nicki’s latest stage ensemble.
No Doubt: More than 20 years later, this band is still as talented as ever. Plus, that Gwen Stefani always knows how to dress….and impress a crowd.
Pink: This is her first performance back on the AMA stage post-baby! We think this powerful songstress will sing her heart out.
Christina Aguilera: That VOICE. Need we say more?
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Usher: Three words: His dance moves. He’ll also be going up against his protégée Biebs in the Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist category.
Ke$ha: We’re expecting a lot of glitter and a very entertaining number from this chart topper.
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